Cephalon Faces Another Provigil Pay-For-Delay Suit

Law360, New York (May 28, 2010, 2:23 PM EDT) -- Supermarket and pharmacy operator Giant Eagle Inc. has become the latest company to accuse Cephalon Inc. and several generics makers — including Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. — of conspiring to keep a generic version of narcolepsy drug Provigil off the market.

Giant Eagle filed suit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, claiming that Cephalon attempted to monopolize the market for modafinil — sold under the brand name Provigil — by paying generic-drug makers over $200 million...
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